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ENG Vs IND: Indian skipper Virat Kohli is on the verge of breaking Ravi Shastri's record

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 1 August 2018, 18:37 IST
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Indian skipper Virat Kohli is on the verge of adding another to his glittering cap in the opening Test of the five-match series against England at the Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham.

The run-machine, Virat Kohli will become 13th Indian cricketer to score 1000 runs against England. He scored 977 runs at an average of 44.40 against England.


In the list of scoring 1000 runs against England Sachin Tendulkar tops the chart with 2535 runs including seven centuries and 13 half-centuries at an average of 51.73.

Here are the list of Indian batsman who have scored 1000-plus runs against England:

  • Sunil Gavaskar (2483)
  • Rahul Dravid (1950)
  • Gundappa Viswanath (1880)
  • Dilip Vengsarkar (1589)
  • Kapil Dev (1355)
  • Mohammad Azharuddin (1278)
  • Vijay Manjrekar (1181)
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni (1157)
  • Farokh Engineer (1113)
  • Cheteshwar Pujara (1061)
  • Ravi Shastri (1026)

India (Playing XI):

Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik(w), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma

England (Playing XI):

Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Joe Root(c), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow(w), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

Also Read: ENG Vs IND: England skipper Joe Root and Jennings guides England to 83/1 at Lunch

First published: 1 August 2018, 18:35 IST
 
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